'It was just a snowball:' 13-year-old boy talks about being shot after friends threw snowball at car in Milwaukee
Nick Johnson, 13, said he was throwing snowballs with his friends near 61st and Birch when one of the snowballs hit a passing car. Then, the driver of the car got out and started shooting.
"Like it [the bullet] scraped the inside of my arm, it went in, then it went out," Johnson said while looking at his bandaged arm.
Johnson said his 12-year-old friend was also shot. After it happened, he hid before finding help.
"When I was hiding, I thought me and my cousin were gonna die," he said. "Because I thought he would get out of his car and was looking for us, but after that I guess he just left."
Now, Johnson has a message for the suspect.
"Stop snapping on people. It was just a snowball," he said. "They could have just said 'I'm going to whoop y'all's butts' or come chase us or something and take us to our house, and tell our parents or something like that."
Johnson and the 12-year-old are expected to be okay. Milwaukee Police are still looking for the suspect.